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Misc

a) 2 cowrie shells

Provenance

From Beg. South, PyramidS LI. 1921: 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, 353–335 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20-4-56

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects