Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W469

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.35; length: 1.75 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-170a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Few cylinder beads, faded red and black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 469 March 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