Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Grave 786

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-509

Medium or Technique

Red paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

8 red paste barrell beads, found with skeleton

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Grave 786. 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