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[Six] [cowrie] shells in silver sheeting. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-12-240f (3)
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, right wrist and fingers on right hand
  • Material
    Silver
  • Dimensions
    Length: 1.25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    [12/13/1929]
  • Notes
    Eight silver cowrie shells originally registered as HUMFA_29-12-240f (3); five in collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (unaccessioned), two in Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_56966 and EMC_JE_56968), location of eighth unknown.
  • Remarks
    Coffin and mummy (29-12-240) were removed from burial chamber on December 13 (see diary Vol.24.p.1000).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7762

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 2