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Barrel bead, ring beads

Large white faience barrel bead, 48 ring beads, white bodied, a few with traces of blue glaze. (Also, fragment of blue faience, not listed in book)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B 909; 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia, (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-96a,b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings