40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 430
2.0 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two cowrie shells with backs cut off
From Beg. West 430. 1923: 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