Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 658

Dimensions

3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-345

Medium or Technique

Stone, syrnite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Black and white barrel bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 658, 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