Shells

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S533

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.2 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1984.2

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two convolvous shells.

Provenance

From Semna, S533. 1924: 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