Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 802

Dimensions

Dia 0.7

Accession Number

23-M-590

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

22 Shell beads with hole for stringing

Provenance

From Beg. West 802, 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