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Shell

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 164; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-24b

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One cowrie shell, back cut off.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 164. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition