Black bead

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

Length: 1.65 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2307

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A crude blackware elongated ball bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501. 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