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Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris from room W353

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.75 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28-2-281d

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One half of a ball bead made of amethyst.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris from room W353. 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