Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1750

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Many blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Pyramid 15. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition