Cylinder bead fragments
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room A
Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amazonite and serpentine
Not On View
Three amazonite bead fragments, three (one broken) serpentine cylinder beads with separate fragments of wire through them.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition