Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 515

Dimensions

a) L 1.5 cm, diameter 0.3 cm b) diameter 0.4 cm

Accession Number

23-3-181a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Six cylindrical beads, faded. b) Few ring beads, faded.

Provenance

From Beg. West 515. 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