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Sea shells

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 40-1

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 1.0 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1008

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Peirced white sea shells.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 40-1. 1916 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition