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Four beads and one disc

Four crude beads slightly barrel shaped, one disc bead with traces of blue glaze

Provenance

Gebel Barkal, 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

1.2 x 3.4 cm (1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2456

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads