Shell fragment

Nubian or Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S537, South of tomb in charcoal

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm (7/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-215c

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One piece of broken shell.

Provenance

From Semna, S537, South of tomb in charcoal. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition