Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179, from the neck.; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-580L

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

6 ball beads (5 whole, 2 fragments)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179, from the neck. February, 1922: 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