Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 170

Dimensions

.7 x .2 cm (1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12190

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

7 disc/ring, green body paste, 1 double ring bead, one tiny bright blue ring bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 170. 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