Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. XLII

Dimensions

.3 x 1.4 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12027

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

12 cylinder beads and fragments of body paste, white or light blue, much weathered

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLII. 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