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Disc bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, River Street

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.6 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-1-13c

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One biconical bead in red and white agate

Provenance

From Semna, River Street. 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