Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-566h

Medium or Technique

Silver (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One short cylindrical bead, 2 small faience ball beads, 1 green faience ring bead and 3 stone fragments, one of which is carved.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: 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