Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W 165B; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

a)1.0x1.1x0.65cm b)0.45x0.2+cm c)0.3-0.65cm d)0.25-0.6+cm

Accession Number

23-1-13

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a)four kidney-shaped beads; b)three discolored beads; c)ten barrel beads; d) over ninety ball beads

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165B. January, 1923: 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