Univalve shells

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of mastaba G 7690, N of Roman grave

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.1418

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a group of six medium and seven small univalve shells.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza debris E of mastaba G 7690, N of Roman [grave G 7000] SE XLI (G 7000 SE 41).1928: 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