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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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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.


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, beryl, faience, silver


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands