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Lumps of pigment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 308; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.9 x 1.2 cm (3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-315a

Medium or Technique

Color

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Two small lumps of white color.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 308 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition