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Miscellaneous beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

21-2-571a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinders: more than forty-two fragments with red body paste, more than ninety-seven fragments with faded green body

Ring: seventy-eight faded green, thirteen black, six red

Ball: six out of original thirteen

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 55. 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