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Bead

Pale blue glass barrel bead fragment with black spiral.

Provenance

From Semna (West). 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

28.1224

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads