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Shell

Shell, natural line pattern on edge.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheik Farag, 173. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sheik Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 4.4 x 3.6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5254

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains