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Pendant bead

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Length: 1.0 cm (3/8 in.), Dia: 0.6

Accession Number

24-3-240L

Medium or Technique

Blue paste

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pear-shaped pendant bead (imitation of univalve shell).

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