Ring beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 201

Dimensions

Diameter: approximately 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2471

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four blue faience ring beads; part of 21.10560.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 201. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition