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Mineral pigments

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XXXIII A, debris

Dimensions

Other: 3.5 x 1.4 x 6 cm (1 3/8 x 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1425

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

These two fragments of coloring matter include one black and one yellowish.

Provenance

From Kerma, K XXXIII A, debris. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: December 14, 2004)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition