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Ring bead

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, between pyramids 1 and 7, in debris. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1896

Medium or Technique

Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads