Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 666

Accession Number

23-3-477b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two split cowrie shells.

Provenance

From Beg. West 666, 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