Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S509, Chamber B

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.25 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1941.5

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

A white shell pendant bead with two pierced holes in it.

Provenance

From Semna, S509, Chamber B. 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