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Beads

One cylinder bead and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 21 (tomb of an unidentified queen), room A. 1917: 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 Anlamani (?), 632–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-1-678

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads