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Shark's tooth

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba 7340 on top

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1688

Medium or Technique

Tooth

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

It consists of a fossilized shark’s tooth.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, mastaba 7340 on top. B. 1927 : 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