Eye beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru

Dimensions

Diameter: 1–2 cm (3/8 – 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2692

Medium or Technique

Faience; blue/green glaze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

35 beads

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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