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Shell and fragments

One bivalve shell and fragments of another present. OR has two bivalve shells, one listed as discarded because of decay.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, mid or late Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

15-12-63

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains