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Disc beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S553, Dynasty XI level

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness (Large beads): 0.55 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.) Diameter x thickness (Small beads): 0.4 x 0.2 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-355c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twenty-seven disc beads; eight to nine more stringed beads.

Provenance

From Semna, S553, Dynasty XI level. 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