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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, room B

Accession Number

18-2-636

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, amazonite, faience

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three gilded, silver cylinder beads; three gilded, silver ball beads; four faience cylinder beads; three amazonite cylinder beads; and a few fragments of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: 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