Bead

Nubian
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West 786

Dimensions

0.7 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-519

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 Barrel bead, blue faience

Provenance

From Beg. West 786,1923: 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