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Beads

One double faience cylinder bead; one ball bead.

Provenance

From Semna, River corridor. 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness (double faience bead): 0.5 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1826

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads