Bivalve shell

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 104

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3671

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a pierced bivalve shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 104. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition