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Beads

Group of beads including: a. 1 scaraboid, b. 1 barrel bead, c. 1 ball bead, d. 3 bone cylinder beads, e. wedjat eye, f. 3 fragmented tubular beads, g. 4 ball beads, h. 4 tiny disc beads (2 missing) i. ball bead, j. disc bead l. 3 agate ball beads, m. 4 agate donut beads, n. 4 small...

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Provenance

From Semna S521, 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,

Findspot

Semna, Egypt

Accession Number

24.1980

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, amethyst, faience, agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads