Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 153

Accession Number

23.429

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, quartzite, amazon stone

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Miscellaneous string; eight carnelian two Amazon Stone; nine Quartzite; and two Black Stone.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 453. [Excav. date] February 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