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Bead

A red pendant bead; flat on on side; attachment loop at top.

Provenance

From Semna, Chamber B S509. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.8 x 0.3 x 0.18 cm (5/16 x 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-449c

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads