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Miscellaneous beads

ball, cylinder and ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B703. 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)

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-296

Medium or Technique

Shell and faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads