Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 502

Accession Number

23-3-815e

Medium or Technique

Cowrie shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

11 small cowrie shells

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 502 1923: 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