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Pilgrim's shell

Shaped mica shell with low relief carving of scene of entombment of the Virgin. With Greek inscription.

Provenance

1943, gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Greece

Accession Number

43.422

Medium or Technique

Mica

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Religious and cult objects