Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah, Southern Hilltop
Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Disc beads, 1156 yellow, pink (reddish), black, green or blue, and other now white (perhaps originally white or yellow).
From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., Southern Hilltop, under black rock, surface debris: 1921; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition