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Beads

(b) 80 small disk beads, green; (c) 9 sets of fused disk beads, varying from 2-4 units. a) (181 disks beads) d) 3 ball beads = missing, e) 1 Cowrie pierced shell, missing. Also strung with 24-3-232 b,c and 24-3-233a-c are 3 decorated flattened cylinder beads, not listed in register

Provenance

From Semna S-532. 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Egypt

Accession Number

24-3-232b,c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads