Shell fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 625

Accession Number

23-3-432

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Two fragments, one split cowrie, the other a thin fragment of irregular shell, paper thin;

Provenance

From Beg. West 625. March, 1923: 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