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Fragment of a barrel bead

Half of a barrel bead.


From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani), room A. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads