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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
623–568 B.C. (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 71

Dimensions

cylinder beads: L 1.6-1.7 cm, diameter 0.3 cm ball beads; diameter 0.3-0.5 cm, tk. 0.2-0.3 cm

Accession Number

21.12230

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Numerous cylinder beads and fragments. Twenty-seven rough, faded ball beads.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 71, 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