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Fragments of ring beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
468–435 B.C.


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

Accession Number

18-3-93

Medium or Technique

Silver and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Several fragments of ring beads and some pieces of gold foil. The excavation notes report that there were originally two cylinder beads and five ball beads along with the fragments of ring beads. No gold foil is mentioned.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition