Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 517

Dimensions

b) L 1.55, diameter 0.3 cm c) diameter 0.45 cm

Accession Number

23-3-182b-c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Missing. b) Several decayed cylindrical beads, faded blue, green. c) Few ring beads, red, white, and black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 517. 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