Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room 122, Fort S.W. quarter

Dimensions

Diameters: 0.4 - 0.6 cm (3/16 - 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1205

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Large number of blue glazed ring beads, some caked together in a solid lump.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Fort S.W. quarter, Room 122. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition