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A variety of beads from Semna S563, including 34 agate ball beads similar to 24-3-780; 1 pierced amulet; 10 discs; small pierced ivory; 3 Barrel beads. Associated objects, 24-3-262 a,b,d from S560 may be found under a) 27.886; b) 27.887; c) 27.888.


From Semna S560; 1924 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom,


Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Agate, ivory


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads