Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-386a

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead, white.

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