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Beads

Ring and cylinder beads of red, white and blue faience.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), room A. 1918: 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 Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-2-643

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads