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Fragment of shell (?)

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Arkamani–qo ( Ergamenes I)
270–260 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid VI

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.2560.2

Medium or Technique

Bone/shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Fragment of shell (?)

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid VI. 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