Shell beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S548

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.4 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2003

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seventeen pierced shells.

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