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Bead

Blue-green disc bead.

Provenance

From Semna, W 252 debris. 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.6 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1282.7

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads