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One cylinder bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
405–369 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Grave XXV-1

Dimensions

0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11957

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

55 cylinder beads and fragments, greenish/ yellow body paste, glaze worn away.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Grave XXV-1 1921: 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