Beads

Nubian (Shabataka)
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 211

Accession Number

21.10566

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

One wedjat bead, two ball beads decorated with ankhs and wedjats in black paint, and one openwork barrel bead with incised wedjats.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 211. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition