Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 523

Dimensions

1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-185a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five common cylindrical beads, blue.

Provenance

From Beg. West 523. 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