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Pendant bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140

Dimensions

TK 0.95

Accession Number

22-2-529e

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

One white quartzite pendant bead with tapered hole and boring groove.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 140, 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