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Shell fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 65

Dimensions

Other: 0.8 x 2.7 cm (5/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-121

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

This unpierced shell fragment has become pearlized.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 65.1913: 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