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Shell beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, H226

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.1 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2260.1

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seventy-eight small shells.

Provenance

From Kumma, H226. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition