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Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-591a

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead of amazonite.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition