Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, stair debris

Accession Number

16-A-86

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

51 blue faience cylinder beads and numerous ring beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 8 stair debris. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition