Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.) West, Tomb 323

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-30d

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

2 pear shaped drop pendants

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg.) West 323. 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