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Beads and fragments of silver

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 55, room A

Dimensions

Length (cylinder beads): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-260

Medium or Technique

Faience and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two green faience cylinder beads; one fragment of silver wire; silver fragments (one bead?)

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 55 (Queen Atmataka), room A. 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