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Amulet bead

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Width x length: 0.4 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.) Thk: 0.3

Accession Number

24-3-240g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Amulet bead in form of standing “Taweret”

Provenance

From Nubia Semna S523. 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