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Fragments of shell

Three small fragments of shell. (Also found was one small scrap of gold foil, which the register does not have recorded as being with the shell fragments.)

Provenance

From Nuri, Tomb 77, Chamber. 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.9 x 1.0 x 1.55 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-169

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments