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Bead in the Form of a Shell

2040–1648 BCE
(2040–1648 BCE)
Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
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Bead in the Form of a Shell

Bead in the Form of a Shell

2040–1648 BCE

Egypt, Middle Kingdom (2040–1648 BCE)

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