Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.21 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-120

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

About 200 short cylindrical beads. Lapis lazuli, perhaps some are imitation of lapis, varying in size.

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