Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-30o

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Pear shaped drop pendant bead, lengthwise hole, white.

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