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Fragments of stone

three amber-colored ellepsoid pebbles


From Meroe, Beg. W27, February, 1922: 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,

Object Place for Label

Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Meroe, Beg.


1.0 x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 11/16 in.), tk. 1.25cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Natural pebble


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments