Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Pyr. W I, Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: length doubled, 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1073

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

94 carnelian biconical and flattened barrel barrel beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. W I. 1922: 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