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Lump of copper oxide (?)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XV, A & B. 1919: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

19.2151

Medium or Technique

Mineral

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials