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Beads

(a) 2 faience cylinder beads. (b) 7 faience ring and ball beads(1 missing) with a blue glaze.

Provenance

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)

Accession Number

20-3-119a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads