Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 678

Dimensions

0.25 x 0.5 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-384

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

About 140 black barrel beads.

Provenance

From Beg. West 678, 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