String of shells
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Temple
Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.) Legnth of string
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Three strung shells in good condition.
From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / J' / Lot D / M Kl: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition