Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2
Legacy dimension: .16 Length:
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fourteen sea shells; good condition. Twelve small shells strung together, plus one loose small shell and one loose cowrie.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2 (= sloping corridor 28). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition