Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 832

Dimensions

Diameter of largest bead: .31 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-640b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven minature ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 832). 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