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Shell bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 31

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2890

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This cowrie shell has the back removed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 31. 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