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Shell

One small, black and white shell, filled with lead(?).

Provenance

From Semna, under Taharqa Temple, Room q. 1928: 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

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

28.1176

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains