String of gold beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 179

Accession Number

22-2-606a-b

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

343 tiny gold disk beads and one ball bead, probably from necklaces or bracelets.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 179. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition