Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 544

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23-3-195b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

about930 common cylindrical beads, blue and faded

Provenance

From Beg. West 544, 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