Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 152
Length:1.8 cm (11/16 in.); Diameter: 0.4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
More than seventy green cylinder beads, fine hard paste; more than twenty-three fragments of red cylinder beads; more than thirty-two fragments of white, yellow or gray cylinder beads.
More than ninety ring beads green, faded white or brown; sixty-three black ring beads; one group of ten ring beads with a faded green body paste.
Sixteen roughly shaped ball beads, now white or nearly white;
From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 152. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition