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Cylinder bead

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, room B

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-10

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Amazonite cylinder bead with silver wire inside.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room B. 1918: 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