Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

TK 0.02 D 0.62

Accession Number

22-2-458a

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

143 ostrich egg shell ring beads.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 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