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Palette

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 415

Dimensions

7.5 x 4.35 x 1.0 cm (2 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-114

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Flat black palette

Provenance

From Beg. West 415. 1923: 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