Shell

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 48

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 4.8 cm (1 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17/48a

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

This is a shell with a hole in the top. Number 79 written on object in pencil.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/48a). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia