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Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 57, Entrance

Dimensions

Length: 0.85 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-37b

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small silver gilded ball bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 57 (Queen Pi'ankh-her), Entrance. 1918: 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