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Piece of shell

d) Piece of shell, white. See also 22-1-36a,c.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXXVII. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhareqerem,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2 x 1 cm (13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-36d

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains