Fragments of cross beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W166

Dimensions

a) and b) 0.5 x 3.5 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-17a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Bronze fragment - three maltese crosses projecting from disc.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 166 January, 1923: 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