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Bead

Half of a scaraboid bead.

Provenance

From Semna, W 149, street 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

Length x width: 1.45 x 0.95 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1295.4

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads