Shell fragments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 90-X

Dimensions

height x width x thickness (of largest fragment): 12.0 x 13.8 x 0.85 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1198

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several fragments of a broken shell.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 90-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