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Pierced conch shell

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus X, B: 377, body XJ

Accession Number

14.1563

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus X, B: 377, body XJ. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition