User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Beads

Beads of mummy-net, two cylinder, one ball and five ring beads of pink and green glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 92. 1923: 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, Unknown Ruler From 404–353 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-828

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads