Jewelry elements

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 619

Dimensions

1.8 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-232j

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Five unpierced pebbles, probably originally mounted in gold.

Provenance

From Beg. West 619. 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