Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Temple B 503 ex 1 pit

Dimensions

a) diameterxTh. 0.6 x 0.1 cm (1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2257

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue green glaze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Beads  decayed white body blue green glaze (traces)
a) 6 large ring to disc b) 5 small ring to disc

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 503. 1920; 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