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Beads

Four longer blue beads (faded nearly white); 5 shorter, light blue; 1 disc bead, blue.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XIX. 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, 404–353 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.11975

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads