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Cylinder beads

Forty-one green faience cylinder beads and fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVIII (Analma'aye), stairs. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Analma'aye, 542–538 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-2-1954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads