Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 102A

Dimensions

1.05 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-534n

Medium or Technique

Glass, iron

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragments of a pale blue hexagonal pendant bead with iron rod through center.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition