Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


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

Dimensions

0.4 x 0.6 x 1.1 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-458g

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

3 small elongated shells with back cut away for stringing.

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