Beads

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 82 (N.M. 12)

Dimensions

Diameter of ring bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-165

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Black, red and white faience beads. A few ring and cylinder beads, one ball bead (D: 0.8), and one short cylinder bead (D: 0.6).

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 82. 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