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Bead

One mishapen ball bead (obj. reg. says two).

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, S46. 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

Diameter x length: 1.4 x 1.0 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-748g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads