String of shell beads
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K A960
Overall: 1.6 cm length (5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a group of eight univalve pierced shells.
From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K A960. Excavated by the Harvard University- Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition