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Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


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

Accession Number

17-3-543

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two fragments of amazonite cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLI (Maletaral I), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition