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Large bead decorated with 6 incised circles. Most of glaze missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 504. 1919; 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, Napatan Period, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

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Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

HxW 4.2 x 3.75 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.1614

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads