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Lump of haematite

Small lump black haematite.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XXXII. 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 Amanikhalika, A.D. 170–175

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.0 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12295

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements