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Beads

A variety of beads from Semna 563, including 34 agate ball bds similar to 24-3-780; 1 pierced amulet, 10 discs , small pierced ivory, 3 small discs of pierced faience, 1 cylinder fused disk bd, pierced.

Provenance

From Semna S-563; 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,

Accession Number

24.2115

Medium or Technique

Agate, ivory, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads