Disc beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 774

Dimensions

D 0.95 TK 0.2

Accession Number

23-3-568

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

ca 400 disk beads in ostrich egg.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 774. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition