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Natural shell

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 4.9 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-620i

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 609, March 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition