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Bead

One blue ring bead.

Provenance

From Semna, Room S XX. 1924: 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 or Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.4 x 0.15 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1865

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads