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Bead

Barrel Bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 13. 1916: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

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-1-519

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads