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Shell fragments

Two fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid III, A & B. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, about 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2390

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains