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Amazonite fragment with incised decoration

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 502

Dimensions

Other: 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3040

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Unclassifiable fragment of jewelry (?), small chip with incised markings, faded green glaze.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B 502. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition