Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 16, room A

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.), diameter 0.2cm

Accession Number

19.2250

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six gold cylinder beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani), room A., March, 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