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Shell fragments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 87-X

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 8.9 x 11.6 x 0.4 cm (3 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1176

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Three fragments of two large pierced shells.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 87-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