Cowrie shell bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Semna, S 509

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.3 x 2.0 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1931.1

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Shell

Provenance

From Semna, S 509. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition