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Bead

Well-made ball bead.

Provenance

From Semna, debris between 'cross street' and 'wall street' 201. 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 length: 0.7 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1277

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads