Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 176; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

22-2-557a

Medium or Technique

Mother of Pearl

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two mother of pearl drop pendant beads and fragments of fourteen others, broken and incomplete

Provenance

From Meroe, W 176. February, 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