Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 834

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x .4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-645

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Cylinder beads, white paste, painted red.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 834). 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