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Pendant bead

Boring groove and tapered hole.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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

1.0 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-494c

Medium or Technique

White quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants