Pendant bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

1 x 0.95 x 0.85 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494e

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

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