Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501

Dimensions

A : L : 0.6-2.0 B : L : 0.4-0.7

Accession Number

20-1-366a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A: 14 cr faience cylinder beads
B: 1 blue faience ring bead

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 501. 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