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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 86

Dimensions

2.4x2.5 diameter 4.5

Accession Number

21.12084.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

cylinder: 117 fragments, 2 colors, a few with red body paste, others green and greenish drab, 3 sizes.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 86, 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