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Cylinder bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–593 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.7 x 0.45 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-533

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIII (Masalaye), 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