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Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S552 Dynasty XVIII level

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-432b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 multiple bead, 3 faience cylinders joined horizontally.

cf also 24-3-496, 24-3-467, and 24-3-251 for objects strung on same string.

Provenance

From Semna: S552 Dynasty XVIII level. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition