Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 650 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .005

Accession Number

20.258

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two ball beads; gold; one badly bent, the other slightly bent.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Queen Atakhibaskan (Pyramid 36 at Nuri), February 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition