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Pendant bead

Pendant bead - loop for suspension.

Provenance

From Beg. West 453. March 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, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.05 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-636

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads