Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–644 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 631

Accession Number

23-M-243b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Approximately fifty total smaller size cylindrical beads; varying colors: red, blue, yellow.

Provenance

From Beg. West 631, 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