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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.012 W. 0.011 Tk 0.006

Accession Number

24.932

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Agate. Cowroid shape.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition