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Beads

32 cylinder beads, 7 disc beads faded and brownish in color.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XXXVIII 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, 623–568 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

60 mm x 15 mm x 10 mm

Accession Number

21.12040

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads