Five beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 116

Dimensions

15 x 10 x 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12088

Medium or Technique

Faience, alabaster

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a. 3 blue glazed disc beads, b. round, disc bead, whitish, c. rilled ball–head greenish

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 116. 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