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Fragments of bitumen

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Accession Number

21.12427

Medium or Technique

Bitumen (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

4 small lumps of bitumen (?)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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