Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S125?
1.8 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long bead, flat on one side, slightly convex on other. Originally red, now brownish yellow.
From Nubia, Meroe, Beg. S125? 1921 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition