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Cylinder beads

9 yellow body paste cylindrical beads (glaze worn off). See also individual entries for 21-2-3b, 21-2-3c, 21-2-3d.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 19, 1921: 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 unknown ruler, 404–353 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11970

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads