Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 37

Dimensions

diameter 1.2 cm

Accession Number

23-2-343a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three large ball beads, taper-bored.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 37, 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