Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Grave 156

Dimensions

2.00 x 2.35 cm (13/16 x 15/16 in.), tk: 1.56

Accession Number

22-2-552c

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One obsidian lentoid pendant bead with tapered hole and boring groove

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Grave 156, 1922: 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