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Beads

From Semna S-588; a) 4 glass beads similar to 24-3-789g. with white spots on side listed, but 5 were inventoried 7/02; b) ball bead, agate, c) 9 Ivory disk beads.

Provenance

From Semna S-588; 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

24-3-791a-c

Medium or Technique

Glass, agate, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads