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Snail shell

One medium-sized shell, unworked and unpierced.

Provenance

From Semna, S520. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x width: 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1970

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains