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Shells

Nubian
Napatan Period
Unknown Ruler From 698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

1.8x1.3x0.6

Accession Number

21.12181

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

9 courie shells w/ back cut off.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 125. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition