Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room W bb, under Taharqa Temple

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1265

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

48 thick, heavy, ring beads of bright blue glass, varying slightly in size and shape, some double.

Provenance

From Semna, under Taharqa Temple, Room W bb. 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