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Beads

Two cornelian barrel beads, red and white. (However, register reads one white and one red and white.)

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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 Tanwetamani (?), 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-2-270

Medium or Technique

Cornelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads