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Beads

cylinder beads, 384 blue glazed; disc, 3 blue glazed (or ring).

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXIII. 1921: 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 unknown ruler, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

beads - 0.20 x 0.04, D4.0-5.0

Accession Number

21.12032

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads