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Beads

a- cylinders, faded blue b- 1 cylinder, white fragment only c- 1 red ring d- faded ring

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XIX. 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Tarekeniwal, A.D. 155–170

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

a- 0.8 to 0.9 Dia 0.3 to 0.4; b- Dia 0.2; c-Thk 0.1 Dia 0.; d- 0.1 Dia 0.1

Accession Number

21-3-268a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads