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Fragments of assorted beads

Twenty faded faience cylinder beads; sixteen faded faience ring beads; one gold ball bead.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 54 (Queen Pihayis), in front of door-block. 1918; 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 Amtalqa, 568–555 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

18-1-295

Medium or Technique

Faience and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads