Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–623 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.45 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-663f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six faience ring beads; one red, two white, three blue

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