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Beads

716 cylinders, faded and discolored blue or green/ 1,509 ring beads, faded and discolored/ 569 black ring beads/ 219 red ring beads.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXX 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 an unidentified ruler, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.12262

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads