Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 486; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-126

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five beads: four have ribs, one ball bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486 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