Barrel bead, ring beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B909

Dimensions

4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-96a,b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Large white faience barrel bead, 48 ring beads, white bodied, a few with traces of blue glaze. (Also, fragment of blue faience, not listed in book)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B 909; 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