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Bead

Three pale blue glazed rough ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Under Taharqa Temple, Room be. 1928: 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: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1221

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads