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Cylinder bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
probably 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV, entrance debris

Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-41

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLV (Tagtal?), entrance debris. 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