Snail shells

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S533

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.1 x 1.75 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1984.1

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three snail shells, one larger than the other two.

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