Faience beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIX, northwest foundation deposit

Accession Number

17-4-1295

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience ring beads (broken and whole) and two faience cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 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