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Bead on wire

A green amazonite cylinder bead with a fragment of silver wire through it.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), room B. 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, reign of Karkamani, 519–510 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-164

Medium or Technique

Amazonite and silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads