Shell fragments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 58-1

Dimensions

height x width (of largest fragment) : 7.6 x 8.5 cm (3 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1078

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Pierced shell plate, broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 58-1. 1916 : 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