Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 153
Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.); diameter: 0.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
More than sixty-three fragments of cylinder beads with green body paste, glaze worn and faded; five black cylinder beads; nine white cylinder beads; sixty-one red ring beads; seventeen faded green ring beads; seventeen black ring beads; nine white ball beads. Missing: beads embedded in lump of mud; net pattern, a single rough (white?) ball bead at juncture of four green cylinder beads.
From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 153. 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