Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom(?)


Findspot: Egypt, Semna, S548 debris

Accession Number

24.2005

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of four amethyst ball beads identified as 24-3-69a which have been strung together with miscellaneous other beads. Included in the string is 24-3-70f, an amethyst barrel bead and 24-3-70k, a paste bead and one unidentified amethyst bead

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 Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition