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Large pill box (9 cm in diameter) full of cowrie shells and another type of univalve shell; small holes broken in all apparently for suspension. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-12-16
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Debris on top of mastaba G 7754
  • Material
    Shell
  • Dimensions
    Length: cowrie shell, average: 1.5 - 2.1 cm; univalve shell, average: 1.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/01/1929

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7754

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1