Shell pendant

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 133

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1383

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Shell pierced with two holes.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN 133. 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