Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanirenas
40–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., Pyramid N21 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-119a

Medium or Technique

Faience, hematite?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four pear-shaped beads, seventeen faience ring beads, and one tiny hematite? barrel bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. Pyramid N21 debris. 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