Bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S560

Accession Number

24.2036

Medium or Technique

Agate, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A variety of beads from Semna S563, including 34 agate ball beads similar to 24-3-780; 1 pierced amulet; 10 discs; small pierced ivory; 3 Barrel beads. Associated objects, 24-3-262 a,b,d from S560 may be found under a) 27.886; b) 27.887; c) 27.888.

Provenance

From Semna S560; 1924 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