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Beads

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
750 B.C.–A.D. 339


Accession Number

20.2354

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three small fragments of sponge-like green bodied faience, two are pierced, probably fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple 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