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Roughly rectangular lump of green color for painting.

Provenance

From Semna, SLXIII. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 4.8 x 6.7 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2098

Medium or Technique

Pigment

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products