Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 488

Dimensions

b) L 1.0 cm, dia cylinder 0.3cm, diameter ball 0.4cm

Accession Number

23-3-16b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

20 cylinder beads and two ball beads

Provenance

From Beg. West 488, March 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