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Bead

Ring bead of bone.

Provenance

From Semna, Chamber E 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

Diameter x thickness: 0.5 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-455g

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads