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Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Magazine ab VII

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.2 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1255

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Flat disc bead made of shell (ostrich eggshell?).

Provenance

From Semna, Magazine ab VII, debris. 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