Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 634

Dimensions

0.82 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-293b

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball, natural hematite, unpierced.

Provenance

From Beg. West 634, March, 1923: 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