Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

diameter 0.5 cm

Accession Number

23-1-370g

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight barrel beads.

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