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Decorated barrel bead

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Dark red stone

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

3.4 x 1.4 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2451

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads