Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 74 (N.M. 4)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4 x 1.0 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-71

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few red, white and blue cylinder and ring beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 74. 1918: 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