Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

0.95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-442f

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, February 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