Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126, room B

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.4 x 1.15 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494a

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two discoid beads bound lengthwise with boring grooves and tapered holes.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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