about 593–568 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid XLIV
.25 x 1.4 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Twenty-seven cylinder beads and many fragments, very soft, probably green body paste (now faded white in most examples) small and well made, 102 rings, greenish body paste, surfact of most much faded, fifty-two black rings, 167 red, twenty-one pair red, two of three beads, red, one of six beads, red.
From Beg. South, Pyramid XLIV. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition