Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Southwest corner of fort room III

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 0.7 x 1.1 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1198

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Imitation cowrie shell in blue glazed faience.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Southwest corner of fort room III. 1928: 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