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Ball bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani (?)
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXI, stairs

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-620

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, stairs. 1917: 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