String of disk beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 106

Dimensions

8-10 x 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12046

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

c. 100-thin flat discs-body paste blue, drab, light blue glaze

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 106. 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