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Fragment of a beryl cylinder bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 55, filling in front of door-block

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-211

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 55, from original filling in front of the door-block. 1918; 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