Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.15 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-106

Medium or Technique

Ostrich eggshell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small shell beads-ring beads, ostrich eggshell, some bored from both sides, sone from one side.

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