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Shell

Large white fragment of decayed shell.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B802 "N". 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.25 x 0.85 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2458

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains