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Painted tooth of a child

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Accession Number

21-3-712L

Medium or Technique

Tooth

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Human tooth (child’s) incomplete, colored green, also fragment of similar

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 6. 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