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Ring bead

Fragment of large ring bead, green

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 6, Room A floor. 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 Amanishakhete, 26–20 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-712i

Medium or Technique

paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads