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Coloring matter

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani
A.D. 140–155


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XXIX

Dimensions

0.05 x 0.08 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12269

Medium or Technique

Color

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Small lump of dark red coloring matter.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXIX. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition