40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 150
1.0 x 0.6 x .4 cm (3/8 x 1/4 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Four small cowrie shells with back cut away for stringing
From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 150, 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition