Fragments of jewelry

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

a- pendant : dia 0.5 L 0.8 b- L 0.8 dia 0.3 to 0.4 c- 1.1

Accession Number

21-3-683a-c

Medium or Technique

a) faience; b) carnelian; c) glass paste?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a- 7 blue short cylinder, 1 green small ring and 1 ring pendant b- 3 small ball beads, 1 pendant as in (a) above, broken c- fragment of white paste barrel

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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