Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 360; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23-2-25a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) three ring beads, faded blue green glaze; dia. 0.4cm, length 0.3 b) one cylinder bead; dia. 0.6cm, length 0.8cm

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 360, February, 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