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Six ball beads decorated with wedjat eyes and ankhs in black paint; packed with 19-3-1356.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.2617

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads