Bead

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


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

Dimensions

.62 x .73 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557f

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One green amazonite stone bead, tapered hole but no boring groove

Provenance

From Meroe, 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