Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W818

Dimensions

Width x length:1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-607e

Medium or Technique

Shells

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 cowrie shelss

Provenance

From Nubia Meroe (Beg.) W818 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