Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 165; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.35 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-9L

Medium or Technique

Amazonite (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One pear-shaped pendant bead, tapered, bored with boring groove.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition