Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 399; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-244i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three blue-green faience ball beads

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 399, February, 1923: 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