Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 141
Length: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); Diamter: 0.4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylindrical beads, unusually well made. Also found random ring beads interspersed. More than 592 fragments faded green or blue; 330 white or yellow cylinder. Ring and barrel, ball missing.
From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 141. 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