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Cylinder bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malewiebamani
463–435 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 6 x 0.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-141

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malewiebamani), room A. 1917: 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