Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–593B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 479; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

diameter 1.1cm

Accession Number

23-2-334b

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Disc beads, flat; about 100 large, 8 small

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 479, 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