Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 586

Dimensions

1.6 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-367a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

30 cylinder beads, blue faience

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 586 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition