Pendant bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

0.92 x 0.96 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-497a

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

a) pendant bead w/groove + tapered hole, like 22-2-494d

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