Lapis lazuli bead
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 47, northwest foundation deposit
Overall: 1 x 0.6 x 0.5cm (3/8 x 1/4 x 3/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Possibly made by cutting off the top of a cartouche.
From Nuri, pyramid 47 (Queen unknown), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition