Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room W ch, debris

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.2 x 2.0 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1297

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Very fine large amethyst cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Room W ch, 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