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Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 57, Room A

Dimensions

Length of longest bead: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-7

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, faience, silver

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragments of (1 or 2) berly cylinder beads. One broken white faience cylinder bead, and one gilded silver cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 57 (Queen Pi'ankh-her), Room A. 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