Cylinder beads

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


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

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11971

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

More than 130 fragments of light blue body paste, glaze partially worn off. See also 21-2-3a, 21-2-3c, 21-2-3d.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XIX 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