Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, 553

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.75 x 1.1 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2050

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Heavy disc bead, found with two other beads not mentioned in description: tan stone barrel bead, speckeled with blue, bead pierced in two directions.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna 553. 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