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Beads

Various beads from S-520; a)10 lavender glass ball bds; b) 2 Carnelian ball bds; c) 2 Carnelian doughnut bds; d) 1 crystal ball bd; e)1 barrel bd. light egg blue glass paste; f) 1 Cowrie shell; g) 7 dis bds of diff. sizes.

Provenance

From Semna S-520. 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

24-2-560a-g

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, glass, crystal, shell, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads