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Bivalve shell

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One unpierced bivalve shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 172. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 172

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3696

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains