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Shells

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Outside fort, S. side, second by W. of S. gate

Dimensions

Length x width (larger): 10.5 x 6.2 cm (4 1/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-4-61a

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One oyster shell and one mother of pearl (clam) shell.

Provenance

From Semna, Outside fort, S. side, second bay W. of S. gate. 1924: 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