Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyeh, Beg. N 16, Rm A

Dimensions

Silver beads average .6 cm in length

Accession Number

21.12432

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Various small beads of red, blue, green, silver, yellow. Mainly ring beads, but the silver ones are a modified cylinder with flaring ends.
The other beads from this field number were strung to make 24.1761. [However, 24.1761 and 24.1760 (21-3-703) are now indestinguishable from each other, having lost their tags in the past so they are stored together]

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe Beg. W.16, Rm A. 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