Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-408c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Forty ring beads, blue faience. (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