Cylinder bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, River Street

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.0 x 2.9 cm (3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1827

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A cylindrical ribbed bead.

Provenance

From Semna, River Street. 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