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Shell

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7811, chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.2 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.1939

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small cowrie shell with back cut off, compare 25-1-1124.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7811, chapel. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition