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Shell

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes / 136 / A

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1392

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One shell, unpierced.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 136 / A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition