Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani–Atlanersa
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 61, A

Accession Number

18-4-521

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five blue paste cylinder beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition