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Black bead

A crude blackware elongated ball bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501. 1920: 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, 750–250 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.65 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2307

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads