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Shell fragments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 45-X

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 3.9 x 1.25 x 0.25 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1019

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Three broken shell objects.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 45-X. 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