Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–644 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 633

Dimensions

D: 0.75

Accession Number

23-3-461c

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fifteen disc beads, ostrich egg shell

Provenance

From Beg. West 633, 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