String of shells
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/quarry
Length: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
String of twelve cowrie shells and one small striped spiral.
From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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.
Findspot Information: From Mesheikh, (quarry).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition