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Shell

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 288; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.6 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm (5/8 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-41c

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Snail Shell

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 288 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