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Bead

1 garnet bead (object registry says 14 beads)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Grave 786. 1923: 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, Napatan Period, 712–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Dia: 0.3

Accession Number

23-M-514

Medium or Technique

Garnet

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads