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Catalog Number 2014.44.5
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The casing is decorated with engraved bands of Ancient Egyptian scenes in imitation of Ancient Egyptian art. The design focuses on stereotypically "Egyptian" designs, like the pyramids, sphinxes, and Horus combined with rows of designs imitating hieroglyphics

Headstamp: 13PR9CWT I 1917 CF V 7 3R.L.
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Pyramids
Deserts
Vases