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Grinding stone

One rectangular grinding stone with broken corner missing.

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 32. 1928: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 8.7 x 5.5 x 4.9 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1664

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment