40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140
2.7 x 1.7 x 0.6 cm (1 1/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large cowrie shell with back cut away
From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 140, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition