Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 535 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .011 Diameter .011 H. .02 W. .014

Accession Number

20.271

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold; large ball, with beaded edges.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Nalmaaya (Pyramid 18 at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition