Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIII

Dimensions

large cyLength: 0.45 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-27

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Blue faience-26 cylinder beads; 4 rings; red faience unglazed -26 cyl. Beads; yellow faience unglazed- 24 cylinder beads and 4 small ball beads.; 3 fragments of corroded metal.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Pyr. XIII. 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