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Cylinder beads

Four single cylinder beads and two double-cylinder beads of dark blue faience.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, dog grave Ku. 226. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, Piye (Piankhy)–Tanwetamani, 743–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: approximately 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

19.2895

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related