a) 7 split cowrie shells; b) 2 univalve conical shell beads
From Semna 553; 1924 excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.
Overall: (a)1.3 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)
Overall: (b)0.8 x 1.3 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
The Ancient World
Jewelry / Adornment, Beads