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Disc beads

Fifteen-hundred and twenty blue and white disc beads; restrung on two pieces of string - one string holds the blue beads, one string holds the white. Plus one loose white disc bead.

Provenance

From Semna, S548. 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.4 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2004

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads