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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Accession Number

19.2499

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five cylinder beads, one ring bead, and one double-ring bead (all of white faience).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition