about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 170
Length: 9.25 cm (3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One fragment of a shell; pierced once at the top.
From Kerma, KN 170. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition