Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 676

Dimensions

0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-495b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many common ring beads, red, white, blue, black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 676, 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