Shells

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 66

Dimensions

Overall (largest): 12 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm (4 3/4 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17/66/33

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Two shells with sand adhering to them.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/66/33). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia