Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid III

Accession Number

21.12004.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

More than 136 fragments of cylinder beads, light blue, body paste green.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid III. 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