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Foundation deposit model pestle

Model pestal, missing two fragments from box.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477, March, 1923: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 593–510 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

8.7 x 2.9 cm (3 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-684g

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits