Chalcedony flake

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus 1600c, 15&16

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 1.9 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm (3/4 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1433

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Flake of chalcedony found with 14-2-1419. Shaped as a possible spear head or dagger?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus 1600c, 15 & 16. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition