Cylinder beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 283; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

.35 x .55 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-375a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty-four short cylinder beads; blue/green glaze

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 283 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition