Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 829

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-615

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

4 beads, barrel-shaped, finely polished, bored from both ends. White- and red-veined.

Provenance

From Beg W 829. 1923: 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