Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W, Tomb 179 in debris inside bowl

Dimensions

.3cm-1.9cm

Accession Number

22-2-563b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 white quartzite lentoid bead (part of 22-2-563 a & c).

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe, Beg. W Tomb 179 in debris inside bronze bowl. 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