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Fragments of shell

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Tomb 76 (N.M. 6), East chamber

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-263

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two small fragments of shaped shell. (However the register records three fragments - 2 join.)

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 76, East chamber. 1918: 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