Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Tomb S558

Dimensions

Overall: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.) length of string

Accession Number

27.897

Medium or Technique

Shell, carnelian, glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Shell disc beads with two irregular red agate and one blue glass barrel strung together.

Provenance

From Semna: S 558; [Excav. date] Mar. 14, 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition