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Faience disk beads

2 flat blue faience beads

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B 800-900. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-4-506

Medium or Technique

Fainece

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads