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Beads

Small bag half full of slender blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 61 (Queen Atasamale, mother of Harisyotef), Southwest corner. 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, 404–369 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-3-181

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits