Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W179

Dimensions

.40 x .10 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-561a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

125 thick ring beads

Provenance

From Meroe, W 179 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