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Shell

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S251

Dimensions

Length x width: 11.6 x 7.3 cm (4 9/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2229

Medium or Technique

Shell (Mother of pearl)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One large, oblong shell; unworked and unpierced.

Provenance

From Semna, S251. 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