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Bead

Broken blue fly pendant bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room S5. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.7 x 0.9 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1879.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads