Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye) ?
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 54

Accession Number

19.2713

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Numerous double-cylinder beads of brown faience.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 54. 1919: 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