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Fly beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S-523

Dimensions

.45 x .8 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.), Thk: 0.32

Accession Number

24-3-240d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

2 fly heads and part of another one

Provenance

From Nubia Semna 523. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition