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Organic matter

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 1-2

Accession Number

15-2-196

Medium or Technique

Brown matter

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Twoboxes containing chunks of greasy, brown, resinous, rancid-smelling organic matter.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 1-2. 1915 : 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