Beads, amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 154

Dimensions

1.92 x 1.05 x 1.15 cm (3/4 x 7/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-551c

Medium or Technique

Faience, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Drop pendant bead of white stone with tapered hole but no boring hole.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition