Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.9 x 0.5 cm (3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16978

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One gold barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Chamber. 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