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Bead

Fragment of blue faience, part of a large disc bead.

Provenance

From Semna, W 303 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

Width: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1294.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads