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Seashell fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 503

Dimensions

1.6 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (5/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-68b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Three fragments of Sea shell

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 503, 1921: 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