Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
404–353 B.C.


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

Dimensions

L1.3-1.6, D0.2-0.4; L1.4-1.6, D0.3-0.4; L0.3, D0.3

Accession Number

21.12331

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinders: 220 green body paste; 15 yellow, yellow glaze. Rings: 9 thick rings, yellow; 1 red, 5 green, 7 yellow.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XIX. 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