Hemispherical objects

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

diameter 1.6 cm

Accession Number

22-1-594b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four roughly hemispherical objects, decayed blue glaze.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, January 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