Fragment of carnelian

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

0.6 x 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-459a

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

One irregular shaped chip of carnelian.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 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