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Clam shell

Period: Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Date: ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, el-Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 3, Burial C 4, In coffin, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium: Freshwater pearl mussel
Dimensions: L. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number: 16.10.306

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