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Amulet bead

Amulet bead in form of standing "Taweret"

Provenance

From Nubia Semna S523. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.4 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.) Thk: 0.3

Accession Number

24-3-240g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads