Shell

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 191

Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3899

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This is a single small pierced shell, cream-colored with black markings.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 191. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 191

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition