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Scallop shell

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G7000, debris E of subsidiary Pyramid GIB

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 3.7 x 0.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2267.2

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One scallop shell. It is not pierced.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-B. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition