Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 137

Dimensions

0.77 x 0.77 cm (5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-518b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One red orange opaque carnelian ball bead with a tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 137, 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