Shells, bead

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Accession Number

24-3-762a-c

Medium or Technique

Cowrie Shell, Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) 7 Cowrie shells, b) 1 blue ball bead, c) 1 green barrel bead

Provenance

From Semna 563. 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