Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–235 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe Beg., Pyramid VI

Dimensions

0.3 x 0,5 cm (2 3/8 x 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-372a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Short cylindrical beads, white-bodied, blue glaze. (See individual record entries for 23-1-372a-b.)

Provenance

From Meroe Beg., Pyramid VI, January,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