Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-459r

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

32 faience ring beads, blue, green and brown. Some variation in size.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: 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