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Shell

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7639 C, tomb chamber C IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2399

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small pierced cowrie shell.

Provenance

Giza, Pit G 7639 C, tomb chamber C IV. February, 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition