Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52
Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amethyst barrel bead (part of 24.1081).
From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition