Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–542 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West 800

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-687c

Medium or Technique

Cowrie shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small unsplit cowrie shell

Provenance

From Beg. West 800,1923: 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