Shell beads or pendants
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 190
Medium or Technique
Not On View
3 shells; 2 snail type shells, 1 sea shell.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) grave 190. 1910: 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