Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 667

Dimensions

0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-m-356t

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One pale blue faience bell-shaped bead, one small white frog amulet and one small white floral bead. A small ragment of travertine found with them does not appear to belong.

Provenance

From Beg. West 667, March, 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