Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 200; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.75 cm (11/16 in.) dia 1.85

Accession Number

23-1-27a

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large ball bead, dull polish

Provenance

From Meroe, W 200 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