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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.45 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-388

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three blue faience cylinder beads. Bagged with 18-2-303, 18-2-388, 18-2-402.

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