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Three beads

Three beads. Faience; cylindrical; glaze completely gone from two and nearly gone from third.


From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Pyramid XXIII at Nuri, March 1917

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads