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Beads

Tear-shaped bead cf also 24-3-467, 24-3-432, and 24-3-251 for objects strung on same string.

Provenance

From Semna: S552 Siftings.. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. See 24-3-251, 24-3-432, 24-3-467 for objects on same string

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-496e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads