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Cylinder beads

Three and a half cylinder beads with blue faience. Records state one ring bead but bead missing.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B1202 ; 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

0.5 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-12-3

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads