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Cylinder bead fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
468–435 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-121

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and serpentine

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Three amazonite bead fragments, three (one broken) serpentine cylinder beads with separate fragments of wire through them.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room A. 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