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.) c) bead width 0.9 Tk 0.8

Accession Number

23-1-17b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small fragment consisting of four petals of a cross

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