Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
435–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid XXI

Dimensions

disc beads - D0.6; cylinder beads - L2.2, D0.4, L2.0, D0.4, L1.4, D0.04, D0.05

Accession Number

21.11964

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eighteen black, sixteen white flat disc beads. more than eighty-one fragments of cylinder beads, blue and green fading to white.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXI. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition