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Bead

1 white quartzite lentoid bead (part of 22-2-563 a & c).

Provenance

From Nubia: Meroe, Beg. W Tomb 179 in debris inside bronze bowl. 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

.3cm-1.9cm

Accession Number

22-2-563b

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads