Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 806

Dimensions

Length(cylinder) x diameter(ring): 1.1 x 0.2 cm (7/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-593

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two ring beads and twenty-one cylinder beads, faded.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 806. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition