Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 30

Dimensions

0.25 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-443a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

69 broad ring beads with five or six small ball beads, yellow bodied.

Provenance

From Beg. W 30 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