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Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)–Shabaka
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 51

Accession Number

19.2563

Medium or Technique

Faience and silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twelve faience cylinder beads covered in silver.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 51. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition