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Cylinder beads and rings

Two cylinder beads (tube)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; Pyramid XIII; 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, 322–315 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.75 x .45 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16740

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads