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Flakes of carnelian

Nubian
Meroitic Period
315–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 462

Dimensions

1.1 x 1.8 cm (7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-247d

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of red carnelian (five in total from 23-3-247c and 23-3-247d).

Provenance

From Beg. West 462. March 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