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Wooden fragments of mirror handle

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

4.4 x 3.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-82b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Three fragments of handle mirror, dark brown , almost black wood.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; 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