Worked Shell Vessel, between 4000 and 3000 BCE

  • Egyptian

Shell, worked

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (3.2 × 8.3 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902

1990.339

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Curved
  • Predynastic
  • Shell
  • Vessel
  • Worn

Provenance

found in (Fayum, Egypt); 1900-1902, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Egyptian, Worked Shell Vessel, between 4000 and 3000 BCE, shell, worked. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902, 1990.339.