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String of disk beads

c. 100-thin flat discs-body paste blue, drab, light blue glaze

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 106. 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, Napatan Period, 653–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

8-10 x 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12046

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads