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Ball beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), debris

Accession Number

17-1-47a-b

Medium or Technique

Electrum, agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) two electrum ball beads
b) one agate ball bead

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), debris. 1917: 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