Shells

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7600, East of G 7650

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2396

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two shells: one spiral shell and one cowrie shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7600, east of G 7650. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition