Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 142

Dimensions

Length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.); Diamter: 0.5 cm: Thickness: 0.2 cm

Accession Number

21.12130

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Forty-six cylinder beads and fragments with faded green glaze; eleven ring beads with faded green glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 142. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition