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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
593–555 B.C.


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

Accession Number

21.12006

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

5 separately housed categories: 30 small cylinders with fragments/ 24 rough balls/ 40 black discs/ 34 white-yellow discs/ 49 pinkish-brown discs.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXXIV 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