Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 617
Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One pierced univalve shell. [Entry says also twenty-two carnelian beads and one barrel bead.]
From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 617. Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition