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Mud object

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Mirgissa, Debris south of NE wing

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 1.6 x 2.5 x 4.4 cm (5/8 x 1 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.1898

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Roughly formed lump of mud with decorative pieces of mud adhered.

Provenance

From Nubia, Mirgissa, debris south of NE wing. 1931: 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