Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 78 (N.M. 8), Entrance

Dimensions

Length of largest cylinder bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-153

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Several black, white and brown (or red) faience cylinder and ring beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 78, Entrance. 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