Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, Piankhy (Piye)–Tanwetamani
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 226

Dimensions

Length: approximately 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

19.2895

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Four single cylinder beads and two double-cylinder beads of dark blue faience.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, dog grave Ku. 226. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition