Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 438

Dimensions

1.75 x 0.45 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-274a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Few common cylinder beads, blue, black, and buff

Provenance

From Beg. West 438. 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