Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 846

Dimensions

Diameter x Length: 0.53 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-663c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six pendant beads of blue faience, peirced lengthwise and varying in size (workman x).

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 846). 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