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Beryl bead on wire

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, room A

Dimensions

Length: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-152

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One green amazonite cylinder bead with a fragment of silver wire inside it.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), 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