Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Grave 503

Dimensions

L x diameter 1.5 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-317

Medium or Technique

Glass with gilding

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Glass beads with trace of gilding

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple 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