Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Dimensions

Length x width of largest bead: 1.35 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-272

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small amount of red faience ring beads, and one broken barrel bead. Bagged with 18-2-288, 18-2-403b, 18-2-593b

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), 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