Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

L of quartz pendants 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-249

Medium or Technique

White quartz, faience, glass

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

3 white quartz pendants about 50 green faience short cylinder beads a few black and a few blue opaque glass balls.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Grave 503. 1916: 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