Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid XLIX

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 1.2 cm (1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.12050

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

225 cylinder beads and fragments, small well made, blue body paste, 2 black discs, 5 pinkish discs, 13 light blue-gren discs, 83 now white discs, 33 instead of 43 ball now white

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLIX. 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