Bead

Nubian
Napatan or Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–300 A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Grave 156

Dimensions

2.1 x 2.55 cm (13/16 x 1 in.), tk: 1.14

Accession Number

22-2-552b

Medium or Technique

Green jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One green jasper lentoid pendant bead with boring groove and tapered hole

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) grave 156, room B. 1922: 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