Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom(?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S548 debris

Accession Number

24-3-70 c,d,e

Medium or Technique

Faience and shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of forty miscellaneous disc and cylinder faience beads of the same diameter, but differing lengths strung together with six shell beads.

Provenance

From Semna, S 548. Mar. 2, 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