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Amethyst stone

Shaped stone, probably from a ring.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 130, 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-508a

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment