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Flattened ball. Hole partly bored through from top. Projection broken off at base. Two grooves around equator.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XX, February 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, 185–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Begarawiya West, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.728

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants