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Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 60, Entrance to chamber

Dimensions

Diameter x Length: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-242

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One blue faience cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Entrance to 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