Cylinder bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S523

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.5 x 1.05 cm (3/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-242c

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Cylinder bead (currently strung with 20 pale blue faience ring beads).

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 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