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Group of shells

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Accession Number

15-5-800

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Five small bivalve shells, two fragments of a small bivalve shell, and thre efragments of a large bivalve shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: 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