Miscellaneous beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
510–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Dimensions

Diameters ranging from 4-6 mm/ Cylinders ranging from 16-18 mm in length

Accession Number

21.11948

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder beads: more than thirty fragments, all with light green glaze, and eighty-eight others.
Discs: sixty-six pale blue to white, nine black.
Rings: fourteen buff.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 54. 1921: 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