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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
probably 555–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV, room A

Dimensions

Length (cylinder bead):1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Diameter (ball beads): 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-88

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One amazonite cylinder bead and two faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLV (Tagtal?), room A. 1918: 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