Shell and beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Accession Number

24-3-841a-c

Medium or Technique

Mussel shell, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) Large fresh water mussel shell. b) 3 disk beads, green faience; c) 1 Faience cylinder bead, Semna, blue. S-709.

Provenance

From Semna 709. 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