Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 728

Dimensions

1.3 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.), tk. 0.4cm

Accession Number

23-3-561d

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

six cowrie shells, split; (see individual records 23-3-561a-d)

Provenance

From Beg. West 728, 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