Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Meroe, Beg., W27

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.), diameter 1.2cm

Accession Number

22-2-448a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

41 white faience ball beads; each of these beads have six blue eyes.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27, 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