Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris from Taharqa's Temple

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.5 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1158

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two cylinder beads; one broken, one complete; one light and one dark blue glaze.

Provenance

From Semna, debris of Taharqa's Temple . 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