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Grinding stone

Plano-convex fragment of grinding stone.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 907. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 12 x 12 x 5.8 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-135

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household