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Whorled shells

2 small whorled shells

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B906. 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

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-347

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains