about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 166
Length: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Shell (Charonia sequenziac)
Not On View
A large spiral shell.
From Kerma, KN 166. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition