Ball of pigment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Kubban, Cemetery 110, Grave 253

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

110/253

Medium or Technique

Pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

This ball of red pigment is flattened on one side.

Provenance

From Kubban. (ASN 110/253). 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia