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Color

Four lumps of color; rough surface and light blue

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 110–10 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.) Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.) Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-14a

Medium or Technique

Color

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments