Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609
1.65 cm (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst - matrix stone
Not On View
Two barrel beads, amethyst-matrix stone, a dark green matrix containing irregular bits of amethyst, large hole bored from both ends and smoothed.
From Beg. West 609. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition