Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.),diameter 0.4cm

Accession Number

23-3-73

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six cylinder beads, but actually found nineteen in box.

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