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Barrel bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 53

Accession Number

19.2651

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Barrel bead of marbled white stone, flat on one side.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition