Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 692

Dimensions

0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-408b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

19 barrel-shaped shells, pierced. (see individual entries 23-m-408a-d)

Provenance

From Beg. West 692, 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