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Mud object

Roughly formed lump of mud with decorative pieces of mud adhered.

Provenance

From Nubia, Mirgissa, debris south of NE wing. 1931: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Mirgissa, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 1.6 x 2.5 x 4.4 cm (5/8 x 1 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.1898

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown