Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris from room W222

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1325

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ball bead made of amethyst.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris from room W222. 1928: 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