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Bivalve shell

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 100

Dimensions

Other: 0.7 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-187.2

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One unpierced bivalve shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 100. 1913: 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