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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 144

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.);Diameter: 0.4 cm

Accession Number

21.12278.5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

63 roughly made balls, faded

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 144. 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