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Bead fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room A

Dimensions

Length (cylinder bead): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-125

Medium or Technique

Silver and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Beads, crushed beads, and fragments of silver-gilded beads. Cylinder beads: three complete, five crushed, four in fragments; ball beads: six complete, three in fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), 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