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Beads

Three fragments; one is spiral, cylinder composed of two opaque glass rods, one green, one white, twisted together; third is tiny fragment.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 502. 1923: 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

Other: 1.6 x 1.5 cm (5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3042

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads