Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-215

Medium or Technique

Porphyry syanite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven white speckled, black stone ball beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477 March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition