Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 514

Dimensions

a) L 1.7 cm, diameter 0.3 cm b) diameter 0.45 cm

Accession Number

23-3-180a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Over 30 cylindrical beads, faded blue, green. b) Over 30 ring beads, red, white, black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 514. 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