Round shell

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S226

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.5 x 0.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2247

Medium or Technique

Shell (Mother of pearl)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One round, worked shell; not pierced.

Provenance

From Semna, S226. 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