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Purplish veined marble cylindrical shape.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 283. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.0 x 1.2 cm (3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4241

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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