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Lump of haematite

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhalika
A.D. 170–175


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

Dimensions

1.0 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12295

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Small lump black haematite.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXXII. 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