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Lumps of pigment

Two small lumps of white color.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 308 January 1923: 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

1.9 x 1.2 cm (3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-315a

Medium or Technique

Color

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products