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Disc beads

Three disc beads, ostrich egg.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), G1 (Garstang). 1923 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.35 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-498c

Medium or Technique

Egg shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads