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Beads

3 ball beads, 4 cylinder beads and one small faience vessel spout fragment.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia(Sudan)

Accession Number

20.2427

Medium or Technique

Faience, blue green glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads