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Two fragments of shell objects. Originally found inside 16-4-1025.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 47-2. 1916 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 3.6 x 1.65 x 0.3 cm (1 7/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1026

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown