Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 548

Dimensions

none given

Accession Number

23-3-278

Medium or Technique

Shell, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

two cowrie beads; one conical; 3 black and white mottled beads

Provenance

From Beg. West 548, 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