Requires Photography

Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
468–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 437

Dimensions

0.3 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-268a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many hundreds of ring beads, blue, red, and buff

Provenance

From Beg. West 437. 1923: 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