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Mud object

A broken fragment of a mud figure with traces of red paint on it.

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 84. 1928: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Object Place for Label

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 3.4 x 2.5 cm (1 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

28.1759

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown