Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.) West, Tomb 323

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-30c

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant with tapered ends, 1 groove.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) West 323. 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