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Bead

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.

Provenance

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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.2036

Medium or Technique

Agate, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads