Girdle

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W715

Dimensions

Overall: 79.5 cm (31 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.546

Medium or Technique

Agate and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Barrel and disc beads strung together.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 715 [Excav. date] Mar. 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