Cylinder beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
Late 7th–late 6th century B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXI, stairs

Accession Number

17-1-385

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty cylinder beads; field number is not certain (original bag labeled “17-1-385?”).

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, stairs. 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