Ring beads

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


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

Accession Number

19.2477

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of blue, white and red ring beads measuring 124 cm in length.

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