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Three model shells.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, January 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, 90–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.3 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-592e

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown