Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 154

Dimensions

0.12 x 0.14 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-546a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

608 yellow faience ring beads. They vary slightly in size and some are darken in color than others.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition