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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Malenaken
568–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 82

Dimensions

a) L 0.8-1.2 cm, diameter 0.2-0.3 cm b) diameter 0.4-0.5 cm, tk. 0.1 cm c) diameter 0.4 cm, tk. 0.1 cm d) diameter 0.4 cm, tk. 0.1 cm e) diameter 0.3-0.4 cm, tk. 0.3 cm

Accession Number

21.12228

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) 50 cylinders - green body paste, glaze faded and worn. b) 42 ring beads, green body paste, glaze faded. c) 1 black ring bead. d) 1 red ring bead. e) 6 rough ball beads, discolored.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 82, 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