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Amethyst stone

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 130

Dimensions

TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-508a

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Shaped stone, probably from a ring.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 130, 1922: 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