Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanirenas
40–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., Pyramid N21 debris

Dimensions

Maximum diameter: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-119b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty-five carnelian beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. Pyramid N21 debris. 1921: 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