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Lump of coloring

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W. 126

Dimensions

3 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-205

Medium or Technique

Blue coloring

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Lump of blue coloring. Box was found empty with note on it saying “To Fogg-E.W. Forbes.”

Provenance

From Nubia Meroe, Beg. W. 126 . 19 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition