User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Lump of coloring matter

Lump of white coloring matter.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 126. 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. W.), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-2-206

Medium or Technique

White color

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown