Pendant bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.6 x 0.57 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494b

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Boring groove and tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 1922: 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