User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bead

Tiny pendant bead

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 284 January 1923: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

0.65 x 0.4 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-276c

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads