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Bead on wire

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, room B

Dimensions

Length: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-164

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A green amazonite cylinder bead with a fragment of silver wire through it.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), room B. 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