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Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII, room A

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-6

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three gold cylinder beads and fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVIII (Henuttakhebi), room A. 1917: 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