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Beads

There are thirty two irregular beads and three pendants strung together. There are: -made of carnelian: seven melon beads, seven barrel beads, seven ring beads, two ball beads, one cylinder bead, two drop pendants. -made of garnet: three barrel beads, two ball beads. -made of hematite: one ball...

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Provenance

From Semna: S 553, [Excav. date] March 3, 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (sudan)

Accession Number

27.883

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads