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Ring beads and shell

Nine decayed white ring heads,one blue disc head, one cowrie shell

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

Accession Number

20.2457

Medium or Technique

Paste (?), shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads