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Coloring matter

Small lump of dark red coloring matter.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXIX. 1921: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani, A.D. 140–155

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.05 x 0.08 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12269

Medium or Technique

Color

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials