Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), NXVII Chamber A floor debris

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 13 mm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.17056

Medium or Technique

gilded silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 beads in the shape of lotus flowers, each with 2 holes cut roughly between petals at top.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, NXVII Chamber A floor debris

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition