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Beads

a) multiple tiny beads, carnelian; b) tiny silver beads.

Provenance

From Semna 507. 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

24-2-312a,b

Medium or Technique

a) Carnelian; b) silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads