Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg. S 125; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21-2-375n

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

2 amethyst ball beads, no numbers -stored with objects from Begarawiya W609.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. S. 125. 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