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Mineral pigments

These two fragments of coloring matter include one black and one yellowish.

Provenance

From Kerma, K XXXIII A, debris. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: December 14, 2004)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 3.5 x 1.4 x 6 cm (1 3/8 x 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1425

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials