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Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Length of gold (largest bead): 1.65 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-402

Medium or Technique

Faience, amazonite and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four cylinder beads. One blue faience, 1 amazonite, 2 gold (However, register records only one gold). Bagged with 18-2-302, 18-2-303, 18-2-388.

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