Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
404–353 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 19

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11970

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

9 yellow body paste cylindrical beads (glaze worn off). See also individual entries for 21-2-3b, 21-2-3c, 21-2-3d.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 19, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition