Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 551

Dimensions

Ring beads diameter 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) ; cylindrical beads L 1.1

Accession Number

23-3-254a,b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

few cylinder beads; 20 ring beads

Provenance

From Beg. West 551, 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