Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 74 (N.M. 4), Chamber

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.3 x 1.5 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-139

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few ring and cylinder beads. Small, of black and white faience.

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 74, 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