Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-578a

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

One fine hard black stone pendant bead

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