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Bivalve shell

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5330 A

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.0 x 10.1 cm (1 9/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1709.1

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Half shell of a mussel-like bivalve.

Provenance

From Giza, G5330. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition