Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
350 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 44

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .005 W. .004

Accession Number

20.409

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold; ball.

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 Bathyly (Pyramid XLIV at Nuri), April 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition