Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 32

Dimensions

diameter 0.8 cm

Accession Number

23-1-370f

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large and one small ball bead, large one broken.

Provenance

From Beg. West 32, 1923: 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