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Pellets of mud

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritenyesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XXX

Dimensions

diameter 1.0-1.8 cm

Accession Number

21.12370

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Six small pellets of mud, round.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXX. 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