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Beads

One barrel bead cf also 24-3-496, 24-3-432, and 24-3-251 for objects strung on same string.

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)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-467g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads