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Ring bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Between pyramids I and XVII, in debris

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1896

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, between Ku 1 and 7, in debris. 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