Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani–Atlanersa
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Room 61 A

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 14 cm (1 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.17040

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three cylinder beads of thin gold plate.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition