Cowrie shell beads
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 531
1.4 x 2.0 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Three split cowries.
From Beg. West 531. 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