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Bead fragment

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


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

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4 x 0.7 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-404

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One broken, short cylinder bead

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