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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I, debris in "SW"

Accession Number

18-4-511a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Hollow, pear-shaped, faience bead
b) 2 faience ball beads
c) 27 faience ring beads
d) Shell ring bead

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), debris in "SW". 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