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Fragments of beads on silver wire

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room B

Dimensions

Lengths: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.), 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-140

Medium or Technique

Jasper, amazonite and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Several fragments of cylinder beads wiht silver wire inside them; some gold foil fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room B. 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