Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Accession Number

23-M-712

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

18 Shell beads with cut back and hole to string

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, 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