Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 318; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

23-1-363b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One pendant bead, pear shaped, taper bored white

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 318 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