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Shell fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIII, room A

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-536

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIII (Masalaye), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition