Double-cone beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118

Dimensions

diameter 0.7 cm, th. 0.5 cm

Accession Number

21.12114.3

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

c) Two double-cone amethyst beads.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 118. 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