Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Accession Number

20.699

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One blue-glazed bead in form of lotus flower, seven cylindrical gold beads, eleven blue-glazed faience cylindrical beads, and one white faience cylindrical bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 53 (tomb of Queen Yeturow). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition