Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, (Beg. N.), Tomb XXII

Accession Number

22-1-22a-c, m-n

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

13 carnelian pendant beads, 35 white quartz pendant beads, 18 gray stone pendant beads, 10 carnelian barrel beads and approximately 380 small carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb XXII. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition