Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about 0–A.D. 20


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12448.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirteen ring beads; blue-green.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5. 1921: 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