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Beads

Twenty-seven large beads, eighty rough ring beads

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Termple B 500. 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

.96 x .7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-58

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads