Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris of Taharqa Temple

Dimensions

Diameter (range): 0.5 to 0.8 cm (3/16 to 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2042

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six short blue-glazed cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Semna, Debris of Taharqa Temple. 1927: 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