Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 535 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 18

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .011 Diameter .011 H. .02 W. .014

Accession Number

20.271

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold; large ball, with beaded edges.

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 Nalmaaya (Pyramid 18 at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition