Imitation snail shell carved of steatite with a wrap-around band of inscribed hieroglyphs.
From el-Kurru: pyramid 4 (Queen Khensa). 1919: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: March 1, 1919)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.