Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 504

Dimensions

HxW 4.2 x 3.75 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.1614

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Large bead decorated with 6 incised circles. Most of glaze missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 504. 1919; 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