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Lump of hematite

Lump of hematite. Irregular shape.

Provenance

From Semna, Taharqa Temple Room C. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 4.2 x 2.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1897

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products