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Fragments of bitumen

4 small lumps of bitumen (?)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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 Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.12427

Medium or Technique

Bitumen (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains