Shell beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2511

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1428

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eleven cowrie shell beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2511. 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