Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 480; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

2.85 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-178g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Numerous cylinder beads in yellow, pink, green and light blue. One small, shield-shaped fragment of bronze.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 480, 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