Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
487–463 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyr. 500

Dimensions

0.4 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-86a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two hundred ten cylinder beads, blue, red, and yellow

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyr. 500. 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