Disc bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .01

Accession Number

20.294

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold; with beaded edges.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 4 (tomb of Siaspiqa). 1917: 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