Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 71(N.M. 1), Chamber

Dimensions

Length of cylinder bead: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-49

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few ring and one cylinder - red, white and green.

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 71, 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