about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X B/297
Height x length x thickness of largest shell: 1.6 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm (5/8 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Shell and blue faience
Not On View
Eight small conch shells, pierced. Two spiral shells - from wrist of CG. Also found are two blue faience ring beads.
From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/297. 1914: 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