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Bead

One blue-glazed cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Semna, Room V under Taharqa's Temple . 1928: 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.6 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1191

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads