This string consists of: thirty-seven carnelian small ball beads two carnelian large ball beads two carnelian bi-conical beads six gold shell pendants two carnelian amulets three amazonite amulets one small blue floral bead two glass ring beads one gold unidentifiable amulet
From Nubia (Sudan) Semna. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1783 B.C.
Object Place for Label
Semna, Nubia (Sudan)
Overall: 15.8cm (6 1/4in.) Carnelian ball beads: Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Gold shell pendants: Diameter: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Gold amulet: Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)
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