Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, (Beg. W), Tomb 36

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-715b

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

White quartz, pear-shaped bead (polished).

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. W), Tomb 36. 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