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Beads

Assorted blue, white and red-glazed faience ring, barrel and eye beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 200. 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia

Accession Number

19.1710

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads