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Lumps of pigment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, S of G 7510 in cross st.

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) max

Accession Number

29.2417

Medium or Technique

Blue coloring matter

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Six lumps of coloring matter: four round, complete lumps and two fragments; bright blue color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of G 7510 in cross st. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition