Half of a cowrie shell bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S523

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.64 cm (1 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2002

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 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