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Lump of sulphur

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145A

Dimensions

2.1 x 2 x 0.4 cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-319

Medium or Technique

Sulfur

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Small lump of yellow sulfur.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145A, 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