Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

diameter1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12399

Medium or Technique

Pearl

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 round pearls. One oblong pearl, broken in half.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 1921: 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