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Shell

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Adeqetali
A.D. 134–140


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XLI

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

21.12364

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Conch shell.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XLI. 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