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Eight cowrie shells

b. is missing... c. fragments of eight cowrie shells, decayed and incomplete. [unlocated 4-2003]

Provenance

From Nubia, Sudan, Meroe Beg., N.8. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 203–186 B.C.

Object Place

Meroë, Sudan

Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12458.3

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment