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Pendant bead

oval-dark with discoloration, transverse bored hole

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. 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, 110–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

1.4 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-28

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants