Disc bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 520

Dimensions

diameter 2.1 cm, tk. 0.2 cm

Accession Number

23-3-246b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Disc bead.

Provenance

From Beg. West 520. 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