Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 172

Dimensions

2.4 x .4 cm (15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12186

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder: one long green body paste, faded, two plus two fragments of green body paste faded; two (plus two fragments) yellow light brown body paste; disc light green glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 172. 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