Barrel bead fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka (?)
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 72

Accession Number

19.2786

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three fragments of a crushed barrel bead.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 72. 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