Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 157

Dimensions

1.5 x .4 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12175

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 fragment of another cylinder, green body paste, worn and faded glaze; 2 discs, green body paste, faded and worn glaze; 5 small barrels, light-blue glaze with irregular belt of white around middle.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 157. 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