Ring beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 217

Accession Number

19.2898

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

String of blue and white ring beads measuring 52 cm.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 217. 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