Cylinder bead with gold bands

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S.560

Dimensions

Length: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.886

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Carnelian cylinder bead decorated with three gold bands.

Provenance

From Semna: S 560. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 3, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition