Faience bead in the shape of a cowrie; pierced lengthwise.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of queen Qalhata). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka–Tanwetamani, 698–653 B.C.