Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250 B.C.–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 152

Dimensions

.3 x .4 cm (1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-543g

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

27 carnelian barrel beads with tappered hole and boring groove.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 152, 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