Ball beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 210

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2872

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Two gold ball beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 210. 1919: 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