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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 176; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.07 x .52 cm (7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557e

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Carnelian pendant bead large body painted below. At top is a small knob which has been bored for stringing, boring groove and tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 176. February, 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