Beads

Nubian


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

Dimensions

1.8 x 2.1 x 1.2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-238a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two white faience ring beads; one irregular blue faience ball, one side flattened and incised, one red bodied, faded blue bead representing ram’s head, and a small, fragmentary blue ram’s head.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple 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