Disc beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S548

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 0.4 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2004

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fifteen-hundred and twenty blue and white disc beads; restrung on two pieces of string - one string holds the blue beads, one string holds the white. Plus one loose white disc bead.

Provenance

From Semna, S548. 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