Beads from horse trappings

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10568

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Horse-trappings, bronze. String of 12 ball beads from neck of horse.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Horse grave Ku 211. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921, assigned to the MFA by the Government of the Sudan

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition