Shell-shaped gold bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. tomb 463

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.027 W. 0.02

Accession Number

23.332

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold bead in the form of a cowrie shell.

Provenance

Findspot Information:From Meroe, Tomb W 463.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition