Barrel beads

Nubian
about 712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV, A & B

Accession Number

19.2118

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Approximately 80 beads, some broken.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XV, A & B. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition