Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
568–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 591

Dimensions

1.8 x 1.0 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-362a

Medium or Technique

Feldspar (Amazonite)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two pendant beads, flower shaped

Provenance

From Beg. West 591. 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