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Lumps

Several lumps of yellow-white chalky substance, nature not clear.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, January 1922: 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, 90–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-1-594f

Medium or Technique

(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown