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Shells

Two small spiral shells.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), G1 (Garstang). 1923 : 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,

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-530d

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains