Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 247; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.9 x 1.25 cm (3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-66a

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Natural shell hole pierced in the top

Provenance

From Meroe, W 247. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition