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Polished chert rubber for grinding cosmetics.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/92). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian (Pan-Grave), Pan-Grave Period, About 2200–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.1554

Medium or Technique

Chert

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household