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Beads

a) approximately 113 thin green faience disc beads b) approximately 110 blue gray faience disc beads c) 176 eggshell disc beads d) 30 red faience disc beads e) 20 small blue faience disc beads f) fragments of disc beads g) fragments of cylinder beads (originally 2 short cylinder beads) h) 4 red...

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Provenance

From Semna: S552 Dynasty XVIII level. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24-3-434a-k

Medium or Technique

Faience, silver and eggshell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads