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Shell fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid 86

Accession Number

21.12084.4

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Shell: two shell fragments, object registry records, three small spiral shells, plus two fragments of a larger spiral shell.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid 86, 1921: 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