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Finger bone

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, W 179

Dimensions

2.7 x 0.7 x 0.45 cm (1 1/16 x 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-588

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One finger bone (proximal hand phalanx).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: 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