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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
284 B.C.–A.D. 275


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

Dimensions

1.2 x 1.3 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16726

Medium or Technique

Blue-green faience, dull red faience, faded blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder beads, glazed; cylinder beads (no glaze); ring beads; short cylinder (no glaze).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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