Colored beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroë, Beg. Pyramid N. 6

Accession Number

21-3-706e

Medium or Technique

Faience, paste, glass, white stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

36 cylinder beads, colored blue; two dark red cylinder beads; one barrel bead red; two blue ball beads; one dark blue ball bead;one white barrel bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. Pyramid N6. 1921: 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