Silver bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka (?)
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2785

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Rectangular silver bead; incised decoration depicts a standing deity.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 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