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Bead

One cylinder bead yellow (or buff) paste also found w/but not in object register--small pottery fragment.

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid I. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 315–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.6 x .4 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12010

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads