Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
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Seven intact shells (four of which are cowrie shells) and several fragments of others, including cowrie and oyster fragments.
From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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