Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 175

Dimensions

1.2 x .1 cm (1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12227

Medium or Technique

Ostrich shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

6 discs of ostrich shell, 1 cylinder paste white, 2 rings green body paste

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 175. 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