Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg., South Hill

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.5 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12036

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two yellow, one red, six blue cylinder beads, 24 disc beads (weathered white). OR states that there should be an amulet, but it was missing from the box.

Provenance

From Nubia, Beg., South Hill. 1921: 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