Shell

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S226

Dimensions

Length x width: 8.3 x 3.7 cm (3 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2248

Medium or Technique

Shell (Mother of pearl)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One unworked, oblong shell; unpierced.

Provenance

From Semna, S226. 1924: 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