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Bead

Veined white and red stone (agate or carnelian ?) ; barrel-shaped bead.

Provenance

Found in the Tomb of Pyramid XLV at Nuri, February 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

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.715

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads