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Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-274

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, serpentine

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Nine amazonite beads and nine serpentine beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII, room A. 1917: 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