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Beads

k) faience ball pendant silver l) 3 silver cylinder beads, horizontally joined m) faience scaraboid n) 3 faience fly pendants (one broken) cf also 24-3-496, 24-3-432, and 24-3-467 for objects on same string. Also on this string, but unidentified, are: 1 faience scaraboid (.8cm) 9 black...

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Provenance

From Semna: S552. 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

24-3-251k-n

Medium or Technique

Faience and silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads