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Gold. 8 plain cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 25 (tomb of Queen Maleteral II). 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 Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D 0.0045 Length: 0.017

Accession Number

24.908

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads