Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris from Taharqa Temple to west

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2068.2

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ball bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Taharqa Temple to west, siftings from surface debris. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition