Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–542 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 480; Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

0.35 x 1.1 cm (6 1/2 x 1/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-13a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Cylindrical blue glazed beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 480, 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