Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
340–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 501 A

Dimensions

0.4 x 2.0 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-84a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

About ninety cylinder beads in blue, red, and faded black.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyr. 501A. 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