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Bead

One small, dark blue, spheroid (ball?) bead.

Provenance

From Semna, Magazine ab I, 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

Height x diameter: 0.4 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1246.7

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads