User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Mud object

Start collecting

Rough-surfaced object, circular, rounded edges.

Provenance

From Nubia, Uronarti, south wing debris, north of rooms 178-182. 1930: 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

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.5 x 2.9 cm (9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

30-2-231

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown