Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 624

Dimensions

diameter 0.5

Accession Number

23-3-431

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Over one hundred ring beads with dark blue glaze, good condition

Provenance

From Beg. West 624. March, 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