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Beads, fragments of stone, and amulet

Miscellaneous: beads and fragments of stone, ivory amulet.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. 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, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23-M-171d

Medium or Technique

Faience, stone, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads