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Beads

One blue faience cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 60, Entrance to chamber. 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 Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x Length: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-242

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads