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Whole shell

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 753

Dimensions

1.4 x 3.1 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-452

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Shell

Provenance

From Beg. West 753. February 1923: 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