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Plaque bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 563

Dimensions

0.3 x 0.5 x 0.6 cm (1/8 x 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-296

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

small rectangular plaque, relief incised, hieroglyphs on one side, design on other.

Provenance

From Beg. West 563, 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