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Beads from Horse trappings

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Sixty-two blue faience beads in the shape of Hathor's head; divided into 21.10561 (28 beads) and 21.10562 (34 beads).

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 203. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2846

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related