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Pilgrim's shell

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 15.9 cm (6 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.422

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Shaped mica shell with low relief carving of scene of entombment of the Virgin. With Greek inscription.

Provenance

1943, gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection