Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 650 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 36

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .007

Accession Number

20.256

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold; disc.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: 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.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Queen Atakhibaskan (Pyramid 36 at Nuri), February 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition