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Cowrie shell beads

6 cowrie shells pierced for stringing.

Provenance

Giza, Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

25.2787

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads