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Ball bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S38

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-171c

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One carnelian ball bead; found with 24-3-819.

Provenance

From Semna, S38. 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