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Shell

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid I

Dimensions

3.0 x 2.4 cm (1 3/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11946

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Pierced shell

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid I. 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