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Beads

Large number of blue glazed ring beads, some caked together in a solid lump.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Fort S.W. quarter, Room 122. 1928: 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

Diameters: 0.4 - 0.6 cm (3/16 - 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1205

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads