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Beads

blue-glazed cylinder bead

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: 0.6 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2197

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads