about 650 B.C.
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia
Legacy dimension: Diameter .005
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two ball beads; gold; one badly bent, the other slightly bent.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition