Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), W. 156

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 faience ball beads, glazed in blue-green. Each has 3 slightly raised nubs of a darker color spread equidistant to circumfrence.

Provenance

1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, W. 156 in theives' debris on floor

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition