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Beads and fragments of silver

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


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)


Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience and silver


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads