Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
369–340 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid XX

Dimensions

0.4 x 1.4 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-61a,b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Twenty-five green glazed cylinder beads; b) fifteen green, black, white faience ring beads and a large ball.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XX 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition