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Beads

51 blue faience cylinder beads and numerous ring beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 8 stair debris. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-A-86

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads