Shell pendant (?)
about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 161
Length x width: 11 x 10.2 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One round flat shell, pierced twice at the top; perhaps worn as jewelry.
From Kerma, KN 161. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition