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Beads

6 short cylinder beads

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 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

Nubian, Napatan period to Meroitic Period, 750 B.C.–A.D. 339

Dimensions

Length: 0.5 to 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.) Dia 0.5 to 0.6

Accession Number

20.2355

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue-green glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads