Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.1 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-546b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

227 light blue faience ring beads. Also glaze worn and slight variation in size.

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