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Cylinder beads

Three cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 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 or Egyptian,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.3 x 2.2 cm (1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-225a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads