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Barrel beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 101

Accession Number

19.2546

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven gold barrel beads and one fragment of gold foil.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 101. 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