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One cylinder bead

55 cylinder beads and fragments, greenish/ yellow body paste, glaze worn away.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Grave XXV-1 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 an unidentified ruler, 405–369 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11957

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads