Beads and fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 5; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

a) D: 0.8; b) D: 0.8; c) L: 10cm W: 0.8

Accession Number

23-1-199

Medium or Technique

Carnelian/Faience/Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Carnelian ball bead; blue, Yellow and White faience ring beads; pear shaped pebble; also included are some remnants of other beads. See: 23.816

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition