Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59

Dimensions

Length of largest bead: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-403b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Faience ring beads - red, white and black. Bagged with 18-2-272, 288 and 593b.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye). 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