Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Diameters range from 4-6 mm

Accession Number

21.11993

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 cylinder fragments. One is green, the other red body paste. 3 balls roughly made with white paste. 4 black discs. 4 blue discs. 1 brown disc.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 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