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Beads and fragments of silver

Two green faience cylinder beads; one fragment of silver wire; silver fragments (one bead?)

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 55 (Queen Atmataka), 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 Amtalqa, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length (cylinder beads): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-1-260

Medium or Technique

Faience and silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads