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Vegetable matter fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus III 4(1)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 6.0 x 4.7 x 1.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1350

Medium or Technique

Vegetable matter

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Cosmetic (?), greasy-gray vegetable matter, from pot #14-2-598.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus III 4(1). 1914: 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