Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid XVI

Dimensions

2.0 x 1.45 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12434.2

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

White pear-shaped bead

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XVI. 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