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Beads

One agate barrel bead; two agate ball beads; one small faience ball bead.

Provenance

From Semna, S591. 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.7 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2239

Medium or Technique

Agate, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads