Shell beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S520

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.83 x 1.1 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-591q

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five shell beads from a series of necklace elements.

Provenance

From Semna, S520. 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