Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Accession Number

19.2778

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight complete ball beads, one cylinder bead and five fragments of ball beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 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