Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 753

Dimensions

0.2 x 1.4 cm (1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-454a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One hundred twenty cylindrical beads, blue faience

Provenance

From Beg. West 753. February 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