Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Adeqetali
A.D. 134–140


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XLI

Dimensions

diameter 4.0; tk. 2.3

Accession Number

21.12362

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Large double-cone bead with circles on one side filled with white.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XLI. 1921: 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