Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 208

Accession Number

19.2857

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

One blue faience, cowrie-shaped bead.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 208. 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