270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W859
Overall: 106.5 cm (41 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amazonite and carnelian
Not On View
Sixty-four bi-conical beads strung alternately: thirty-two of each material.
From Meroe, Tomb W 859 [Excav. date] Mar. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition