Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah, Southern Hilltop

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 0.4 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12027.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small cylinder beads. 18 plus fragments yellow body paste, and 2 plus fragments white greenish body paste.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., Southern Hilltop, under black rock, surface debris: 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