Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 548

Dimensions

0.3 x 1.3 cm (1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-287

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

about 19 common cylindrical buff beads

Provenance

From Beg. West 548, 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