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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 551

Dimensions

L x diameter 1.2 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-3a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three beads a-c. a) is green-glazed faience short cylinder; b) is a green-glazed faience ring bead; c) is shell disc bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 551, I,3. 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