Ball beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
431–404 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyr. 93

Dimensions

Diameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-830

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four ball beads with holes on each side

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 93. 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