Bead fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: From Meroe, Begarawiyah W. 179. February, 1922:

Dimensions

0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-595k

Medium or Technique

Nacre (mother of pearl)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One nacre ball bead, plus fragment.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 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