Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 500

Dimensions

0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-234

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, carnelian, stone, quartz

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

50-75 blue faience, short barrel beads; one carnelian ball;one blue stone barrel, one bored quartz pebble, numerous black glass or paste ball (small)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Termple B 500. 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