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Beads

2 cylinder beads, small one brown and larger one white

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B502. 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

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) Overall: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2210.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads