Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 643

Dimensions

0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-326

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

14 small barrel shaped shell incised for suspension.

Provenance

From Beg. West 643, 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