Shell

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Room A, debris from Taharqa Temple

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 9.4 x 6.4 x 0.6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2224.2

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One fragment of mother of pearl shell.

Provenance

From Semna, Room A, debris from Taharqa Temple. 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