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Beads from a bead net

Beads from a bead net consisting of: 5 gold or silver gilt pendant beads 3 amazonite pendant beads 220 gold or silver gilt cylinder beads 129 amazonite cylinder beads 334 faience cylinder beads 64 gold or silver gilt ball beads These were the descriptions for the different field numbers...

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Provenance

From Nuri Pyramid 42. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Nuri, Pyramid XLII, Room B

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.) - general length of beads Overall: 2.6 cm (1 in.) - length of pendant

Accession Number

47.1958

Medium or Technique

Gold, beryl, faience, silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands