Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
340–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 501 A

Dimensions

0.5 x .2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-84b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Sixty-seven disc beads, blue, yellow, red and black

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyr. 501A. 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