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Pendant bead

Pear-shaped pendant bead (imitation of univalve shell).

Provenance

From Nubia Semna 523. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.0 cm (3/8 in.), Dia: 0.6

Accession Number

24-3-240L

Medium or Technique

Blue paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads