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Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Semna, Taharka Temple Room C

Accession Number

24-1-57a-l

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) 3 dark blue ball beads, glass: b) 3 gilded glass beads; c) 3 cylinder beads blue faience; d) 2 cylinder glass;d) unlocated; e)13 of 14 disks, blue faience; f) ball bead- light blue faience; g) dark blue ball - glass; h) conical grooved faience; i) ball w/black stripe, faience; j) gold fragment; k) cylindrical faience elongated barrel bead; l) floral pendant bead, faience.

Provenance

From Semna, Taharqa Temple Rm C. 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