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Shell fragments

Two pieces pierced: four large fragments with other small fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN 93, x. 1916: 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, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 5.0 x 10.0 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1220

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains