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Beads

Row of five blue glass beads joined together on sides.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room S5. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 1.85 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm (3/4 x 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1879.3

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads