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Flakes of carnelian

Nubian
Meroitic Period
315–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 462

Dimensions

1.1 x 1.8 cm (7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-247c

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of red carnelian. Also one flake of white quartzite.

Provenance

From Beg. West 462. March 1923: 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