Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Egypt, Semna, S521

Accession Number

24.1980

Medium or Technique

Amazonite, amethyst, faience, agate

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Group of beads including:
a. 1 scaraboid,
b. 1 barrel bead,
c. 1 ball bead,
d. 3 bone cylinder beads,
e. wedjat eye,
f. 3 fragmented tubular beads,
g. 4 ball beads,
h. 4 tiny disc beads (2 missing)
i. ball bead,
j. disc bead
l. 3 agate ball beads,
m. 4 agate donut beads,
n. 4 small agate ball beads

Provenance

From Semna S521, 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