Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 493; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 x 2.0 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-67

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cowrie shells, five split, five whole.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 493, March, 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