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Mace-bead

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; 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, Meroitic Period, 99–84 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.1 x 4.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-120

Medium or Technique

Mottled fine hard red and pink sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments