Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 861

Dimensions

Diameter x Length: 0.5 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-632

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty-two pendant beads, flower shaped, bored lengthwise, blue faience.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 861). 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