Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-594a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One hundred and twenty-six short cylindrical beads, blue, gray and 2 common rings.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, January 1922: 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